Guide Services

A trip to Schroon Lake is easy and accessible for all, but you may want to do more than scratch the surface here. Hiring a licensed wilderness guide can give you insight into the Schroon Lake Region's best-kept secrets.
So grab some gear, get a wilderness guide, and hit the trail!

2015-16 Hunting Seasons in Region 5 Northern Zone

NY DEC Hunting
Download NYS DEC one-page summary of 2015-16 hunting seasons (pdf)
Big game
Early bowhunting, deer: 9/27-10/24
Early bowhunting, bear: 9/19-10/16
Regular big game, bear and deer: 10/24-12/6
Muzzle loader, bear: 10/17-10/23
Early bear: 9/19-10/16
Small game
Snowshoe hare: 10/1-3/20
Cottontail rabbit: 10/1-3/20
Squirrel: 9/1-2/29
Ruffed grouse: 9/20-2/29
Fall turkey: 10/1-10/14
Spring turkey: 5/1-5/31
Bobcat: 10/25-2/15
Raccoon/fox: 10/25-2/15
Coyote: 10/1-3/27

Statewide angling regulations

NY DEC fishing
Trout — brook, brown, rainbow, splake: 4/1-10/15
Lake trout: 4/1-10/15
Landlocked Atlantic salmon: 4/1-10/15
Black bass — largemouth and smallmouth: third Saturday in June-11/30
Northern pike: first Saturday in May-3/15
Pickerel: first Saturday in May-3/15
Walleye: first Saturday in May-3/15
Crappie: all year
Perch: all year
Sunfish: all year
Regulations vary by region and body of water.
Free fishing days in New York state (no license required): 2/13-14; 6/25-26; 11/11

62 Hardscrabble Road
Olmstedville, New York 12857


62 Hardscrabble Road
Olmstedville, New York 12857


Main Street
Newcomb, New York 12852


Main Street
Newcomb, New York 12852


PO Box 193
Newcomb, New York 12852


PO Box 193
Newcomb, New York 12852


Route 9
Schroon Lake, New York 12870